Counsellor - Gamblers Help

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Counsellor - Gamblers Help

Job Description

Who we are
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

Who we’re looking for
If you're a Therapeutic Counsellor, qualified in either Psychology, Psychotherapy or Social Work eligible for registration with APS (AHPRA), AASW and PACFA, enjoy variety in your day, and working closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we're looking for!

As part of our Gambler Help Team at Boronia, EACH is looking for a Counsellor to provide professional counselling and support to people adversely affected by Gambling and to pr omote Gambler's help services to the wider community in order to improve access for service users. Operating within a ‘social model of health' framework, EACH is committed to providing accessible, holistic, ‘wrap-around' services to customers with multiple and complex needs.

You will have demonstrated competence in an area of clinical practice, preferably in a multidisciplinary team context and with clients with multiple or complex needs and an understanding of the Social Determinants of Health and the Social Model of Health approach and health promotion.

You will have previous experience in the not-for-profit sector or an appreciation and understanding of community organisations and their operation and a good understanding of the referral pathways across the sector.

What you’ll be doing
You will be providing intake assessment and information to clients contacting the service. Providing individual, co uples and/or family counselling sessions to clients both over the phone and face to face and after hours as required. The position requires assertive engagement, pro-active follow up with all clients at agreed intervals to encourage and maintain service engagement, as well as other indirect client services including activities relating to a specific client where the client is not present, such as documenting case notes and data recording.

Who you’ll be working with
Our Gambler’s Help Eastern service offers support, advice, and information to people affected by gambling (both gamblers and non-gamblers) and to the broader community. We provide a range of professional services across the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.

What we offer
EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a family-friendly workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Ass istance Program.

Next steps
We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume. If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Allison Greenwood, Team Leader via email at agreenwood @ or on 0418 175 099.

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